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by BrewDoctor
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Advice for New Brewer
Replies: 7
Views: 14329

Re: Advice for New Brewer

FYI only - the beer has been bottled now for 2 weeks and I ampleased to say it is tasting pretty good - defo better than my previous kit efforts. So the learning here for me is that the taste changes completely from the end of fermentation. But if I was doing extract again I would use more malt as t...
by BrewDoctor
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Advice for New Brewer
Replies: 7
Views: 14329

Re: Advice for New Brewer

Thanks for these tips - I think I am heading in the full grain direction - thanks. BTW the beer improved a bit and I bottled it.
by BrewDoctor
Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Advice for New Brewer
Replies: 7
Views: 14329

Re: Advice for New Brewer

Hi and Thanks for your reply - I didn't follow a printed recipe but rather what I was told. I just wonder if there is anything I can do now or put it down to experience? Pity to waste that beer but I don't especially want to drink weak stuff. Trev
by BrewDoctor
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Advice for New Brewer
Replies: 7
Views: 14329

Advice for New Brewer

Hi I am a Bristolian with the simple aim of (eventually) brewing beers that are nearly as good as some of the wonderful craft ales current available - including from our home town. So far x2 kit brews (x3/10 and x4/10 self-rating). Currently brewing: 5 gallons 4No x 500g Malt Extract 100g of Hops (C...